Definition of phonogram in English:

phonogram

noun

Phonetics
  • A symbol representing a vocal sound.

    • ‘Many phonics programs teach the blends as separate phonograms.’
    • ‘While it is possible that the Egyptians borrowed the idea for ideograms and phonograms from the Sumerians, many experts think that would be very unlikely.’
    • ‘The most crucial distinction is that Chinese is ideogram, but nushu is, on the contrary, a phonogram that represents local dialect.’
    • ‘Words could be written using only phonograms or ideograms, but most used a combination of both.’
    • ‘Although it is often difficult to decide whether a sign is an ideogram or a phonogram.’

Pronunciation:

phonogram

/ˈfəʊnəɡram/